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Two injured in late-night crash at Wandal

  A man and woman have been taken to hospital after a late-night crash in Rockhampton. Emergency crews were called to the incident at Jardine Street in Wandal at 10.39pm Thursday. A spokesperson for Queensland Ambulance Service says the pair has minor injuries. They were taken to Rockhampton Hospital in stable conditions for further...

Premier announces $175 discount on your next power bill

Power bills will be slashed by $175 under a cost-of-living rebate, the State Government has announced today. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says rising fuel and grocery prices are taking a toll especially on those on low incomes. “People are having to make difficult choices including going without,’ Ms Palaszczuk says. ‘The $175 Cost of...

One-stop-shop website launched to book flu jabs at pharmacies

A new one-stop-shop website for Queenslanders to book their flu vaccines at chemists across the state has been launched to ease the burden on staff and make it easier for patients. Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland president Chris Owen says the new website will enable Queenslanders to quickly book into their...

Queensland to ban public display of Nazi swastikas

Queensland will ban the public display of hate symbols such as swastikas. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement via social media this morning saying the decision was not made lightly or without good reason. “Late last year, police seized a Nazi flag flown near a Brisbane synagogue,” she says. “Only a few months...

Petrol prices on the rise across CQ

Soaring global oil prices are hitting Central Queensland motorists at the bowser. Some local service stations were selling unleaded for up to $1.99 per litre on Wednesday. That's still considerably less than Brisbane, where prices have soared to around $2.20 per litre, as the price cycle in the south east peaks. Lauren Cooney...

One person in hospital after Miriam Vale crash

A single-vehicle crash in the southern Gladstone region has left one person in hospital. It happened at Fingerboard Road in Miriam Vale around 4pm on Tuesday, according to Queensland Ambulance. One patient was in a stable condition. They were transported to Bundaberg Hospital for further treatment.
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